Is Airlie Beach boring?

Is Airlie Beach boring?

We stayed at big 4 adventure whitsundays, it’s fantastic. We broke up our trip by hiring a bareboat charter yacht in week 2 for 8 nights. We all loved it, kids included. There’s heaps of day trips out of Airlie to other islands and outer reef.

Where is Airlie Beach situated?

Airlie Beach is located on the northeast coast of Australia in the state of Queensland about 1098km on the National Highway from Brisbane. Officially, Airlie Beach is part of the Whitsunday Region and is administerd by the Whitsunday Regional Council.

Is Airlie Beach worth visiting?

It may be a fair distance from Queensland hotspots like Cairns and Brisbane, but Airlie Beach is well worth a visit. It’s not only located on the Great Barrier Reef, but it’s also home to the world-famous Whitsunday Islands.

Is Airlie Beach part of the Sunshine Coast?

Haven’t heard of Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays or not sure where this magical stretch of coastline is located. Let’s get this straight… It is not near the Gold Coast, or just up the road from the Sunshine Coast and we are not a short drive from Cairns, our closest neighbouring cities are Mackay and Townsville.

Are there crocodiles at Airlie Beach?

Are There Crocodiles In Airlie Beach The simple answer is no, there are not commonly crocodile sightings in Airlie Beach. However, it has happened. Most commonly, crocodiles that are spotted around the Airlie Beach area are in marinas such as Coral Sea Marina. While it is extremely rare, it can always be a possibility.

Can you swim in the ocean at Airlie Beach?

There are two public beaches situated in Airlie Beach where you are welcome to swim, one is located near the Port of Airlie Marina and is known as ‘Boathaven Beach’, while the other is located in Cannonvale. You will be encouraged to swim in the enclosure, but please note there are no lifeguards at this location.

Is there crocodiles at Airlie Beach?

What is Airlie Beach close to?

Take day trips from Airlie Beach to cool places like Whitehaven Beach, Hamilton Island and Hardy Reef. Combining these attractions with Airlie Beach’s warm tropical year-round temperatures, it’s no wonder this Whitsunday Coast town is one of Australia’s top tourist destinations.

What is the best time to visit Airlie Beach?

Best time to visit Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands

  • April to May is our shoulder season where the humidity and heat lessens.
  • June to August is why the Whitsundays is known as a sailing “Mecca”.
  • September and October is peak season in the Whitsundays.

Why is Airlie Beach called Airlie?

In 1935, Airlie Beach was named when the Queensland Lands Department put some of the land by the beach up for sale. It is believed that it was named Airlie Beach in reference to a parish in Scotland where Thomas Abell (one of our earliest European settlers) was originally from.

Is it safe to swim in Airlie Beach?

The local council created the Airlie Beach Lagoon for this reason – it’s free from stingers and is the safest place to swim. There are also stinger nets at Boathaven and Canonvale Beach throughout most of the year.

Are there sharks in Airlie Beach?

The most common sharks you will spot in the Whitsundays are reef sharks, including Blacktips, Whitetips and Wobbegongs. These shark species are largely shy and non-aggressive, fleeing quickly at the sight of swimmers.

How many streets in Airlie Beach (QLD)?

Airlie Beach in Queensland state on the street map: List of streets in Airlie Beach (qld) Click on street name to see the position on Airlie Beach street map. In list you can see 23 streets. Airlie Cr

Where is the closest airport to Airlie Beach?

Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Whitsundays, is located in North Queensland on the east coast of Australia, 1,150kms north of Brisbane and 630kms south of Cairns. There are regular domestic flights that land into the Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP) in Proserpine.

How do I get to Airlie Beach from Proserpine Airport?

There are regular domestic flights that land into the Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP) in Proserpine. From there it is a short 45-minute shuttle or taxi ride into Airlie Beach. You can book your airport shuttle with Heart of the Reef shuttles here